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September 7th

Helen Johanna Imbrogno

September 7, 2014

Helen Johanna Imbrogno, 92, of 636 Second Ave., Johnsonburg, died Saturday morning, Sept. 6, 2014 at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born March 7, 1922 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret Stebich.
On Sept. 25, 1954 in St. Mary's Church, St. Marys, she married Carl Imbrogno and he survives
She resided in Johnsonburg since her marriage. She lived her childhood in St. Marys with her grandparents Henry and Henrietta Finfinger.

September 5th

St. Marys man ditches drugs at pizza shop

September 6, 2014

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man faces multiple charges in an incident that occurred at a Brusselles Street pizza shop wherein the defendant allegedly attempted to leave drugs, drug paraphernalia and a firearm on the property in an attempt to elude police.
Joseph David Hoffman, 27, of 635 East Joseph Rd., is charged with one felony count of carrying a firearm without a license and misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ridgway football opens with 2-0 start

September 6, 2014

Ridgway football's done something the Elkers haven't seen in more than a decade.
Ridgway moved to 2-0 for the first time since the 2000 season with a 42-8 victory over Cameron County Friday night at Memorial Field in Ridgway.

Program to look at liability of bacteria laden spring

September 6, 2014

FOX TWP. – The Fox Township Supervisors unanimously agreed to participate in a partnership with Penn State University to investigate the potential liability associated with a roadside spring which has tested positive for two forms of bacteria.
As part of the agreement, the township would act as a client for Penn State law students who will provide free advice on any potential liability the township could face as a result of the contamination.

3rd Annual Les Haas Memorial Trail Challenge

September 6, 2014

The Elk County Conservation District is hosting the 3rd Annual Les Haas Memorial Trail Challenge on Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. at the Laurel Mill Ski Trail.
This trail challenge was started in honor of Les Haas who died unexpectedly on Feb. 24, 2012. He was an avid outdoorsman that served on the board of the Elk County Conservation District for eight years, and also served as a Waterways Conservation Officer with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission for 20 years.

VIDEO: Boomer: Teams to watch on Sunday

September 5, 2014

VIDEO: Boomer: Teams to watch on Sunday

Sports Illustrated's Boomer Esiason gives you a couple teams to follow on the first Sunday of NFL football.

September 4th

Johnsonburg volleyball downs rival Ridgway

September 4, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – It may have not looked promising to start with but Johnsonburg volleyball made sure by the end of the evening, the Ramettes had a different result than the season opener.
After a 3-0 loss to Sheffield Tuesday evening, Johnsonburg rallied after a first-set loss for a 3-1 (15-25, 25-10, 25-14, 25-22) victory over Ridgway Thursday evening at Johnsonburg Area High School.

Ridgway boys soccer moves to 2-0

September 4, 2014

Ridgway boys soccer moved to 2-0 on the young season with a 3-1 victory over the Kane Wolves on a hot Thursday afternoon.
"It's my fault for them not being totally in shape but I had to give them [Wednesday] off," Ridgway coach Todd Voss said. "It's just heat. They came out and did what they needed to do to win."
Ridgway opened the game quickly and had a 1-0 lead in the third minute as freshman Alec McManus dribbled home a shot about 10 yards out and was able to bury it in the right corner for the game's first goal.

Ramettes lose close 5-4 match to Brockway tennis

September 4, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Ramettes were only able to pick up one singles win Thursday on the tennis courts en route to a 5-4 loss to visiting Brockway.
"This is the second match that we had a great chance to win as it actually came down to a couple points," said Johnsonburg head varsity tennis coach Gregg Dauber. "I'm disappointed in the results but not in the effort."

Carlos R. Soler

September 4, 2014

Carlos R. Soler, 90, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Orange City, Fla.
Carlos was retired United States Navy with 30 years of service. He lived in Florida and moved to Ridgway with his wife Betty in 2006. They would enjoy their summers in Ridgway and their winters in Florida. Carlos was also a lifetime member of the Ridgway Gun Club. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Soler, and his brother, George Soler.

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